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About Angela Burns, MS

Angela Burns is the Clinical Coordinator for the echocardiography program at St. Catherine University. For over 19 years, she worked in the cardiovascular department at Mayo Clinic. She began her career as an exercise physiologist in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation before moving into echocardiography and then advanced cardiac sonography. Throughout her career, Angie has been involved in teaching, presenting and mentoring students. She holds a bachelor of science in physical education and a master of science in cardiac rehabilitation from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse and is credentialed in Adult Cardiac Sonography and Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography.


Present Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University Sonography Department

Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2013 - Present Member, Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
2005 - Present Member, American Society of Echocardiography
2005 - Present Member, Cardiovascular Credentialing International
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Honors and Awards

  • Award recipient: Robert O. Leroy Award for Excellence in Graduate studies


  • Adult Echocardiography
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology


2015 - 2016 Certificate, Advanced Cardiac Sonography, Mayo School of Health Related Sciences ‐ Allied Health
1999 - 2001 M.S., University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse ‐ Exercise Physiology
1989 - 1993 B.S., University of Wisconsin Colleges ‐ Physical Education

Contact Information

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